IoT & Wearables

The IoT and Wearables track is designed to share, discuss and learn about new opportunities and best practices of this budding ecosystem. Topics will cover ideas and challenges such as sensor and smartphone connectivity, user and customer experience, data collection, and reshaping business strategy. It will also look at the newest technologies and platforms that are poised to drive IoT into mainstream business and consumer markets.

September 28, 2015

Time Session
10:00 AM
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10:15 AM
Keynote Address by Ben Bajarin iot

Ben Bajarin, Principal Analyst, Creative Strategies

10:15 AM
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11:00 AM
Connected SmartHome – iOT Platforms, Standards and Winner Take All iot

Android Home, and Apple HomeKit want to be the control point for all your smart home devices. AllJoyn and the Open Interconnect Consortium (IOC) are also competing to be the software standards layer allowing smart home products to interoperate and talk to each other. Who will win and is this a winner take all scenario?

Moderator:
Ben Bajarin, Principal Analyst, Creative Strategies

Speakers:
David Friedman, CEO, Ayla Networks
Matthew Michael, Sr. Director Product Management, Qualcomm
Paul Williams, VP of Product, Control4

11:00 AM
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11:30 AM
Wearables/Healthcare iot

Striking a division between the wearable the market for specific health related use cases and broader consumer use cases, this panel will take a look at how the wearable market may play out from the standpoint of healthcare providers. What are Apple and Google’s strategy to become the mediator of individual health data to health care providers and how will this data stay secure? What is the end result of health care professionals use of a patients personal health data?

Moderator:
Scott Budman, Reporter, NBC

Speakers:
Sonny Vu, Founder & CEO, Misfit

11:45 AM
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12:30 PM
Connected Car iot

The car may be the ultimate mobile device, but what is the vision for the connected car and how will this vision become a reality? What is the future of the driverless car? How will this impact the design of future cities? This panel will explore the role of sensors, new technologies, software, and services in bringing the connected car to the masses.

Moderator:
Ben Bajarin, Principal Analyst, Creative Strategies

Speakers:
Itamar Novick, Chief Business Officer, Life360
Kanwalinder Singh, SVP of BD, Qualcomm
Danny Shapiro, Senior Director, Automotive, nVidia

1:30 PM
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2:00 PM
Connected Cities iot

Cities around the world are getting behind IOT. From connected parking meters, connected street lights, connected buildings, connected cameras to connecting utility infrastructures, the connected city will soon become a big part of IOT. In this session we will explore the industrial aspect of IOT and its impact on city planning. It will also look at the increasing role of mobile and IOT as part of a cities future and how it impacts their overall enterprise solutions to meet the need of their constituents.

Moderator:
Ben Bajarin, Principal Analyst, Creative Strategies

Speakers:
Andrew Krioukov, CEO and Co-founder, Building Robotics
Yifeng Zhang, Director of Systems, NXP

2:00 PM
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2:45 PM
Intelligent Devices iot

“The Next Wave: Intelligent devices”

What happens when every object becomes a computer? Or every device becomes smart? While novel and affordable ‘things’ will start to pop out, new business models will emerge and challenge the status quo. Will devices be freed from their closed source shackles and offer the ultimate customization? How will they differentiate themselves from the crowd? How will Intelligent device impact our working and personal lives?

Featuring an opening keynote by Cyril Ebersweiler, Founder, HAXLR8R and:

Ben Bajarin, Principal Analyst, Creative Strategies
Rui Ma, Partner, 500 Startups
Dave Rauchwerk, Founder & CEO, NTC

3:00 PM
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3:45 PM
Big Thinkers – The Future of IoT iot

What is the economic, social and political impact of IOT? How will IOT be used to connect people, places and things to a worldwide network of instant communications and inter-connectivity. What are the pitfalls of an IOT connected world? What is the role of security and privacy in IOT. This panel of experts that include VC’s, analysts and IOT leaders will share their thoughts on the big picture of IOT and its impact on a world where by 2020, four billion people will be connected.

Moderator:
Ben Bajarin, Principal Analyst, Creative Strategies

Speakers:
Ed Ruth, Verizon Ventures
Nate Williams, CRO, August
Julie Woods-Moss, CEO Global Nextgen Business, CMO Tata Communications

3:45 PM
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4:00 PM
IoT & Wearables Wrap-Up iot